climate change

  • November 23, 2010

    It's coming to that time of the year again when climate change comes back into the news cycles in a big way. The next United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties, or UNFCCC COP16, kicks off in the Mexican holiday resort of Cancun next week and it's set to be a very different beast to last year's Copenhagen summit.

  • November 18, 2010

    A consultation on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology in Europe organised by ecumenical groups and churches in Hungary has adopted the Budapest Call for Climate Justice.

  • November 5, 2010

    Today’s United Nations report on raising funds to tackle climate change relies too heavily on the market, Christian Aid has warned.

  • October 29, 2010

    A film about 400 people on a Pacific atoll threatened by climate change, has won a prize commemorating East Germany's 1989 "peaceful revolution".

  • October 18, 2010

    Tthe Rev Jesse Jackson will be in London on Wednesday 20 October to back a lobby of Parliament on climate change and global tax transparency.

  • October 16, 2010

    Climate change protesters have blockaded a road leading to a major oil refinery outside London, in order to slow the flow of fuel to the capital.

  • October 13, 2010

    A report on raising the billions of dollars to help millions of poor people hit by climate change can help jump-start the delivery of climate financing, says Oxfam.

  • August 27, 2010

    Africa is facing climate change that will kill more people than traditional causes such as malaria and HIV, says a Ugandan environmental expert.

  • August 17, 2010

    Last week I heard in the news that breast cancer death rates are down nearly 30 per cent since 1980, and although I of course think good thoughts about figures like these and the new wonder drugs and breaks-through we have from time to time, my happiness is tinged with very personal sadness.

  • August 2, 2010

    Climate change is transforming the lives of people on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, writes Mark Beach. What appears to the outsider to be paradise on earth is an object lesson in how global warming threatens the vulnerable most of all.